David Siler became the President of Families First in January of 2016. Over the past 12 years, David served as the Executive Director of the secretariat (department) of Catholic Charities and Family Ministries for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Before serving as the Executive Director, he was the agency director of St. Elizabeth Coleman pregnancy and adoption services.
David holds a master of social work degree from Indiana University, an undergraduate degree in business, and is a licensed clinical social worker. For 25 years, he has been in and out of private practice, providing primarily marriage and family counseling.
David served on the state’s “reaching parents in crisis” task force that resulted in the Safe Haven legislation and a statewide task force to explore ways to reduce the state’s recidivism rates for prisoners. Most recently, he was instrumental in assisting the Indiana state Catholic bishops in writing a letter on the issue of poverty. David has a deep passion for being a voice for those suffering due to poverty and vulnerability.
MSW, ACSW, LCSW, NCG
Gail Rothrock has been part of the senior management team at Families First since 1994. A native of Indianapolis, she is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 30 years of practice experience. Prior to joining Families First, Gail was a pediatric social worker with almost 17 years of experience at two local children’s hospitals serving children with chronic illness and disabilities. Gail holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Purdue University and a Masters degree in social work from Indiana University.
Gail became a National Certified Guardian in 2007, and in 2010 earned a Certificate in Aging from the Institute of Geriatric Social Work at Boston University.
MA, LMHC, CTC, CEAP
Michelle Gwaltney is COO of the Safe Families, and Counseling & Addictions divisions at Families First, and has been with the organization for nine years. Over Michelle’s 20 years of professional experience she has developed expertise in employee assistance programs, domestic violence and chemical dependency. Michelle holds a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University, and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Training Consultant for Certified Employee Assistance Programs.
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Board of Directors
Chris York – CHAIR OF THE BOARD
Roni Ford – VICE CHAIR
David Nie – VICE CHAIR
Doug Fick – VICE CHAIR
Jolaine Hill – TREASURER
Christine Cook – SECRETARY
David Siler – PRESIDENT/CEO
Jane Ann Stautz